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1. The Town (2010)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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74 Metascore

As he plans his next job, a longtime thief tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the F.B.I. Agent looking to bring him and his crew down.

Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner

Votes: 299,057 | Gross: $92.19M

2. Out of Sight (1998)

R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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85 Metascore

A career bank robber breaks out of jail, and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a U.S. Marshal he has kidnapped.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames, Steve Zahn

Votes: 75,000 | Gross: $37.56M

3. The Negotiator (1998)

R | 140 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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62 Metascore

In a desperate attempt to prove his innocence, a skilled police negotiator accused of corruption and murder takes hostages in a government office to gain the time he needs to find the truth.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey, David Morse, Ron Rifkin

Votes: 113,661 | Gross: $44.48M

4. John Q (2002)

PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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30 Metascore

John Quincy Archibald takes a hospital emergency room hostage when his insurance won't cover his son's heart transplant.

Director: Nick Cassavetes | Stars: Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, Gabriela Oltean, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 106,139 | Gross: $71.76M

5. A Perfect World (1993)

PG-13 | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Laura Dern, T.J. Lowther

Votes: 61,573 | Gross: $31.16M

6. The Marine (2006)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.7
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45 Metascore

A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.

Director: John Bonito | Stars: John Cena, Kelly Carlson, Robert Patrick, Anthony Ray Parker

Votes: 28,867 | Gross: $18.84M

7. The Big Hit (1998)

R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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31 Metascore

Socially anxious hitman Melvin Smiley, an expert in his lucrative field, goes on a job and falls in love with his kidnapping victim, turning his world upside down.

Director: Kirk Wong | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Lou Diamond Phillips, Christina Applegate, Avery Brooks

Votes: 25,763 | Gross: $27.05M

8. Boxing Helena (1993)

R | 107 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

4.6
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26 Metascore

A surgeon becomes obsessed with the seductive woman he once was in an affair with. Refusing to accept that she has moved on, he amputates her limbs and holds her captive in his mansion.

Director: Jennifer Lynch | Stars: Julian Sands, Sherilyn Fenn, Bill Paxton, Kurtwood Smith

Votes: 10,073 | Gross: $1.80M

9. Life of Crime (2013)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime

5.8
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60 Metascore

Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom for her safe return.

Director: Daniel Schechter | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Yasiin Bey, Isla Fisher, Will Forte

Votes: 14,115 | Gross: $0.26M

10. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)

NC-17 | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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55 Metascore

An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Victoria Abril, Antonio Banderas, Loles León, Julieta Serrano

Votes: 19,606 | Gross: $4.09M

11. A Life Less Ordinary (1997)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

6.4
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35 Metascore

Ewan McGregor stars as a cleaning man in Los Angeles, who takes his boss' daughter hostage after being fired and replaced by a robot. Two "angels", who are in charge of human relationships ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Ewan McGregor, Holly Hunter, Delroy Lindo

Votes: 31,457 | Gross: $4.27M

12. The Chase (1994)

PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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Escaped convict Jack Hammond takes a woman hostage and sets off for the Mexican border with the police hot on his tail.

Director: Adam Rifkin | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson, Henry Rollins, Josh Mostel

Votes: 15,218 | Gross: $8.01M

13. The Sugarland Express (1974)

PG | 110 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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65 Metascore

A woman attempts to reunite her family by helping her husband escape prison and together kidnapping their son. But things don't go as planned when they are forced to take a police hostage on the road.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks, William Atherton

Votes: 12,251 | Gross: $7.50M

14. The Collector (1965)

Unrated | 119 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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A man kidnaps a woman and holds her hostage just for the pleasure of having her there.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Terence Stamp, Samantha Eggar, Mona Washbourne, Maurice Dallimore

Votes: 7,611

15. Highway (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 133 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.6
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40 Metascore

Right before her wedding, a young woman finds herself abducted and held for ransom. As the initial days pass, she begins to develop a strange bond with her kidnapper.

Director: Imtiaz Ali | Stars: Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda, Durgesh Kumar, Pradeep Nagar

Votes: 20,112 | Gross: $0.53M

16. Cecil B. DeMented (2000)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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57 Metascore

An insane independent film director and his renegade group of teenage filmmakers kidnap an A-list Hollywood actress and force her to star in their underground film.

Director: John Waters | Stars: Melanie Griffith, Stephen Dorff, Alicia Witt, Adrian Grenier

Votes: 11,900 | Gross: $1.28M

17. Catchfire (1990)

R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.

Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Jodie Foster, Dean Stockwell, Vincent Price

Votes: 2,724

18. The Hunting Party (1971)

R | 111 min | Drama, Western, Action

6.5
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A ruthless rancher, and his gang, use extremely long range rifles to kill the men who kidnapped his infidel wife.

Director: Don Medford | Stars: Oliver Reed, Candice Bergen, Gene Hackman, Simon Oakland

Votes: 1,856

19. S.F.W. (1994)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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An alienated and misanthropic teenager gains sudden and unwanted celebrity status after he's taken hostage by terrorists where his indifference to their threats to kill him makes news headlines.

Director: Jefery Levy | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Reese Witherspoon, Jake Busey, Joey Lauren Adams

Votes: 4,235 | Gross: $0.06M

20. Mad City (1997)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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45 Metascore

A disgruntled security guard holds a school trip group hostage, while a news reporter forms a bond with him.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Alda, Mia Kirshner

Votes: 17,268 | Gross: $10.56M

21. Patty Hearst (1988)

R | 108 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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The true story of Patricia Hearst, a rich girl who was abducted by American revolutionaries in the 1970s. The time spent with her captors made her question her way of life and she joined ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Natasha Richardson, William Forsythe, Ving Rhames, Frances Fisher

Votes: 1,064 | Gross: $1.22M

22. Tiger Bay (1959)

Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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A 12 year old tomboy witnesses the murder of a woman by her Polish merchant marine boyfriend but bonds with him and thwarts the police in their investigation.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Horst Buchholz, John Mills, Yvonne Mitchell

Votes: 1,800

23. Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)

Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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In 1920s Ireland, I.R.A. members are being lead by the war mongering Dr. Sean Lenihan, as they fight oppressive British forces.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns

Votes: 888

24. Bad Guy (2001)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

6.8
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49 Metascore

One man's attempt to fill humane loneliness. But love is not for "scumbags".

Director: Ki-duk Kim | Stars: Jae-hyeon Jo, Won Seo, Yun-tae Kim, Duk-moon Choi

Votes: 7,867

25. Roja (1992)

137 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

8.2
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A woman from a village in Tamil Nadu marries a sophisticated city dweller and moves with him to Kashmir, where all is rosy - until he gets kidnapped by militants.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Arvind Swamy, Madhoo, Pankaj Kapur, Nassar

Votes: 8,048

26. La orca (1976)

90 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

5.9
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A teenage girl is kidnapped by 3 guys and taken to an abandoned house in the country, and make her write her own ransom letter. She soon discovers that one of her captors is infatuated with... See full summary »

Director: Eriprando Visconti | Stars: Michele Placido, Rena Niehaus, Flavio Bucci, Bruno Corazzari

Votes: 212

27. Taken in Broad Daylight (2009 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 89 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.6
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The true and inspiring survival story of kidnapped teen, Anne Sluti, and how she manages to stay alive by manipulating her captor, engineering her own rescue and negotiating her safe release after 6 days of hell.

Director: Gary Yates | Stars: Sara Canning, James Van Der Beek, LeVar Burton, Diana Reis

Votes: 1,199

28. The 24th Day (2004)

R | 92 min | Thriller

6.6
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29 Metascore

Tom (Speedman) and Dan's (Marsden) one-night stand turns into an intense power-play between captor and captive.

Director: Tony Piccirillo | Stars: James Marsden, Scott Speedman, Sofía Vergara, Barry Papick

Votes: 3,233 | Gross: $0.01M

29. The Nine (2006–2007)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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Nine surviving hostages from a spectacular bank hold-up meet regularly. The memories keep haunting them, in flash-backs slowly revealing that story. Two surviving perpetrators in jail, ... See full summary »

Stars: Lourdes Benedicto, John Billingsley, Jessica Collins, Tim Daly

Votes: 1,356

30. Sweet Hostage (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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An escaped mental patient kidnaps an illiterate teenage farm girl and takes her to his mountain hide-away, where they soon become friends and, eventually, lovers.

Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Linda Blair, Martin Sheen, Jeanne Cooper, Lee de Broux

Votes: 559

31. Bloedlink (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Thriller

6.1
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Two ex-cons kidnap a millionaire's daughter and hold her for ransom, only to see their scheme go awry when she proves herself to be more cunning than expected.

Director: Joram Lürsen | Stars: Marwan Kenzari, Tygo Gernandt, Sarah Chronis

Votes: 628

32. The Grissom Gang (1971)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Set in the Depression, a gang of half-witted small-time hoods led by Slim Grissom kidnap heiress Barbara Blandish and Slim proceeds to fall in love with her. Remake of the 1948 British film... See full summary »

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Kim Darby, Scott Wilson, Tony Musante, Robert Lansing

Votes: 908

33. Kill Me Later (2001)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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34 Metascore

Shawn Holloway has a miserable life since she was eleven, when her father left her mother and she stayed alone with her problematic mother. Presently she is graduated, works in a bank and ... See full summary »

Director: Dana Lustig | Stars: Selma Blair, Max Beesley, O'Neal Compton, Lochlyn Munro

Votes: 2,071

34. Cry in the Wild: The Taking of Peggy Ann (1991 TV Movie)

M | 90 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Cry In The Wind is a true story of a young woman's abuction by a deranged loner that led to the largest manhunt in the history of Pennsylvania, USA. A mountain man kidnaps the 17 year old, ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Correll | Stars: David Morse, Megan Follows, Dion Anderson, Tom Atkins

Votes: 223

35. Darkness Falls (1999)

R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in... See full summary »

Director: Gerry Lively | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Ray Winstone, Tim Dutton, Anita Dobson

Votes: 451

36. Martin's Day (1985)

PG | 98 min | Drama

5.9
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Threatened with recapture after a prison escape, Martin Stechert grabs a twelve-year-old as hostage. He proves to be named Martin, too, a quiet "good little boy" always obeying the rules, ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Richard Harris, Lindsay Wagner, James Coburn, Justin Henry

Votes: 251

37. Blackmail (2005)

Action, Drama, Thriller

4.2
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'Blackmail' is a story about a cop (Sunil Shetty) and a criminal (Ajay Devgan). The criminal wants to get even with the cop for having put him behind bars and he does so by kidnapping the cop's kid when he gets out of the jail.

Director: Anil Devgan | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Sunil Shetty, Priyanka Chopra, Dia Mirza

Votes: 499

38. The Graveyard Story (1991)

93 min | Horror

4.3
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After a rich man discovers a grave of a little girl, some unknown force drives him to discover the circumstances of her death. He hires a private eye to do so, and discovers more than he ever imagined.

Director: Bozidar D. Benedikt | Stars: John Ireland, Adrian Paul, Keith Vinsonhaler, Cayle Chernin

Votes: 61

39. Cactus (I) (2008)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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A man is kidnapped from his city home in the quiet hours of the night and, the kidnapper, John Kelly, embarks on a journey into the Australian Outback towards the place where his hostage is... See full summary »

Director: Jasmine Yuen Carrucan | Stars: Travis McMahon, David Lyons, Bryan Brown, Shane Jacobson

Votes: 518

40. No Orchids for Miss Blandish (1948)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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John Blandish is worth $100 million. His heiress daughter is soon to be wed to Foster Harvey, who believes she's a cold, unfeeling woman, despite loving her. Her cold emotional state is in ... See full summary »

Director: St. John Legh Clowes | Stars: Jack La Rue, Hugh McDermott, Linden Travers, Walter Crisham

Votes: 362

41. The Crook (1970)

G | 120 min | Crime, Thriller

7.1
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Story about an incurable thief, his success and his failures.

Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Danièle Delorme, Charles Gérard, Christine Lelouch

Votes: 605

42. À moi seule (2012)

91 min | Drama

6.1
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Director: Frédéric Videau | Stars: Agathe Bonitzer, Reda Kateb, Hélène Fillières, Noémie Lvovsky

Votes: 286

43. Gmar Gavi'a (1991)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, War

7.0
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An Israeli soldier is taken hostage by a small PLO squad in lebanon. The soldier planned to go on vacation and to fly to the world final soccer cup (mondial), he and his capturers share the... See full summary »

Director: Eran Riklis | Stars: Moshe Ivgy, Mohammad Bakri, Salim Dau, Bassam Zo'amat

Votes: 164

44. Me and the Kid (1993)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.2
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A lonely and emotionally neglected rich kid forms an attachment to one of the men who kidnap him during a botched robbery of his father's safe.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Danny Aiello, Alex Zuckerman, Joe Pantoliano, Cathy Moriarty

Votes: 198 | Gross: $0.06M

45. Crazy Race (2003 TV Movie)

Action, Comedy, Romance

3.2
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An illegal street race across Germany - and the main character must win to give back money to mafia boss.

Director: Michael Keusch | Stars: Ludger Pistor, Gennadi Vengerov, Thierry van Werveke, Christian Tramitz

Votes: 240

46. My Kidnapper, My Love (1980 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.3
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Small-time crook Rooney cons his crippled brother, a street-wise news vendor, into snatching a wealthy, emotionally-disturbed runaway to extort money from her parents, but the brother ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wanamaker | Stars: Luis Q. Barroso, J.D. Cannon, Errol A. Eastwold, Jasen Eastwold

Votes: 27

47. Slate, Wyn & Me (1987)

R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.3
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Meandering drama of Brothers Burke and Sacks, who rob a bank, kill a cop and kidnap Thornton, a witness to their crime.

Director: Don McLennan | Stars: Sigrid Thornton, Simon Burke, Martin Sacks, Tommy Lewis

Votes: 47

48. La toma de la embajada (2000)

110 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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The film starts from the time of the assault that a command of the guerrilla group M-19 performed at the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in BogotḠwhen celebrating the national holiday. ... See full summary »

Director: Ciro Durán | Stars: Demián Bichir, Fabiana Medina, Humberto Dorado, Vicky Hernández

Votes: 91

49. Britt Blazer (1970)

59 min

6.7
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Female agent, Britt Blazer is sent to hunt down the gang that has kidnapped the daughter of a British agent.

Director: Marty Rensokoff | Stars: Bambi Allen, Norman Fields, Annette Michael, Barbara Mills

Votes: 12

50. Two (1974)

93 min | Drama

7.7
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Director: Charles Trieschmann | Stars: Sara Venable, Douglas Travis, Clifford Villeneuve, Ray Houle

Votes: 15